Wednesday, December 13, 2017

At the Screen Actors Guild Awards, It Will Be Women First


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Championing actresses and nodding at #MeToo, the industry’s biggest union will have only female presenters will hand out its acting awards.

The Reckoning: Women and Power in the Workplace


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Essays and art from Jenna Wortham, Ruth Franklin, Vivian Gornick, Parul Sehgal, Heidi Julavits, Paula Scher, Olivia Locher, Amber Vittoria and more.

The Race to Erase Kevin Spacey


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“I took action,” the director Ridley Scott said of his whirlwind reshoot of “All the Money in the World,” which featured Christopher Plummer in a role originally filmed by Mr. Spacey.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Really Good! Here’s Our Review.


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With charm and wit, the latest “Star Wars” movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.

James Franco Can Relate to Tommy Wiseau


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With a Golden Globe nomination for “The Disaster Artist,” the actor, director and recent “SNL” host talks about making a good movie about a bad one, and the wave of sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Jessica Chastain Feared Speaking Out Would Hurt Her Career


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The Golden Globe nomination on Monday was especially gratifying for the “Molly’s Game” actress, who has been an outspoken critic of sexual harassment.

The Movie Surprises and Snubs of the 2018 Golden Globes


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“Wonder Woman” got nothing; neither did Jake Gyllenhaal or Tiffany Haddish. “All the Money in the World,” which was to star Kevin Spacey, drew 3 nominations.

2018 Golden Globes: List of Nominees


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A complete list of the nominees for the 2018 Golden Globe awards.

Golden Globe Nominations: Live Updates


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The nominations, which will be announced Monday morning, are often seen as a harbinger of what may come in the Oscar race.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

New Trailer: ‘Ready Player One,’ From Steven Spielberg


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A new promo gives more details about the adaptation of Ernest Cline’s gamer novel. Tye Sheridan and Ben Mendelsohn star.

Holdover Films Chug Away at the Box Office as ‘Last Jedi’ Looms


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In another quiet weekend at multiplexes, “Coco” was No. 1, “Justice League” continued to disappoint and “Wonder” crossed the $100 million mark.

Louis C.K. Will Buy Back ‘I Love You, Daddy’


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The comedian will buy back the rights to his film, which was shelved by its distributor following allegations of sexual misconduct.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Screens (and Titles) Full of ‘Wonder’


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“Wonder Woman,” “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” “Wonderstruck,” “Wonder Wheel” and just plain “Wonder” — movies with suchlike titles but different aims.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Review: The Architecture of Grief and Dread in ‘Foxtrot’


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In this drama — Israel’s Oscar submission in the foreign-language category — the writer-director Samuel Maoz offers a devastating view of his country.

In ‘Coco,’ Death Is the Point


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A villain’s demise, a parent’s absence. That’s how death used to figure in animated movies for children. Thanks to Pixar and now “Coco,” that’s changing.

Review: In ‘Bullet Head,’ Adrien Brody, John Malkovich and an Angry Dog


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Paul Solet’s endearingly lunkheaded thriller resembles “Reservoir Dogs,” with an actual dog.

The All-Stars of ‘Star Wars’


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Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver and their “Last Jedi” comrades discuss the difficulties of new relationships, the joys of villainy and those porgs.

New Trailer: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ With Chris Pratt


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Bryce Dallas Howard returns as well to the sequel to the blockbuster “Jurassic World.” J.A. Bayona takes over directing chores.

Bryan Singer, ‘X-Men’ Director, Is Accused of Sexual Assault in New Lawsuit


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Cesar Sanchez-Guzman said that in 2003, when he was 17, Mr. Singer sexually assaulted him at a party on a yacht.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Review: ‘Quest’ Is a Moving Portrait of an American Family


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This documentary from Jonathan Olshefski follows a North Philadelphia family through the Obama years.

Review: In ‘Hollow in the Land,’ a Headstrong Woman’s Search for Answers


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When the brother of Dianna Agron’s character is accused of murder, it’s up to her to save him and their family reputation.

New Trailer: ‘7 Days in Entebbe’


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The drama revisits the 1976 mission to rescue airline passengers being held hostage in Uganda. Daniel Brühl and Rosamund Pike star; José Padilha directed.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The NY Cat Film Festival Is Here. And No One’s Allergic to Movies.


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The festival, which has its premiere on Saturday, will tour the country with two programs of shorts devoted to the feline way of life.